North Las Vegas News
A motor vehicle accident killed a pedestrian Friday evening, August 7, 2020.
As reported by Fox5Vegas.com, “the crash happened around 5 p.m. near the intersection of Lake Mead and North Las Vegas Boulevard.”
8NewsNow.com is reporting, “North Las Vegas Police say a Dodge Ram truck, traveling westbound on Lake Mead, swerved out of the left travel lane. The pedestrian, who was standing on the center median, was struck when the vehicle jumped it after swerving.”
According to the report, “[m]edical personnel transported the pedestrian…to UMC Trauma, where he later succumbed to his injuries.”
Media reports indicate that impairment is believed to be a factor.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of the deceased victim may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of the deceased victim retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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